Help with agriculture and learn about our traditions in Masvingo, Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a proud father of 5 girls and 3 boys. My family is situated in the beautiful Jichidza Area (Zaka), with high mountains and deep green valleys. I have 20 years’ experience in tourism. Our family has been running ecotourism project for about twenty years.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    When learning about our traditional food our guests learn how to prepare peanut butter and Sadza and how to milk a cow – before you do this, you must catch the cattle and the goat 😊. Also, we make rugs, table mates, decorating our traditional houses and plastering them with cow mud. We use the gifts of the nature to do all this.

    Our guests can join in making our healthy, fresh and delicious traditional food, working on our fields, climb beautiful mountains, watch birds and other animals, explore caves with bushman paintings, join local beer parties, where our guests are highly welcome and where traditional dances and drumming goes on all night long. Here you can socialize with the local people.

    Iam a traditional village head, can teach our guests interesting details and insights of our culture and our society and can take them to traditional village meetings. Our guest will learn a lot about our culture, and we can teach them our Shona language if they are interested.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Our guests can help us with our 5 hectares land where we usually grow nuts, sweet potatoes, maize corn. Planting, weeding and harvesting is our regular work. The planting season normally is from November to April with good rains. In off season we work on irrigation plot where we grow tomatoes, cabbages, onions, pumpkins, potatoes, bananas etc. We as well keep cattle, pigs, chicken and goats. Guests with agriculture skills can bring in their knowledge on how we can optimize these projects and be prosperous. Very close to our home there is a school where our guests can assist to teach English or math or other subjects.

    My daughter , 22 years . She is doing a project ( non- Profit foundation) of helping girls in our community . She is supporting girls in education and with basic needs .
    She is looking for people from Europe or an country especially young girls and women ,who want to visit our Community as Volunteers and teach girls in our Community (village)to teach them how to stand up as a girl child ,how to be confident ,to educate them on how to protect themselves from teenage pregnancies .The girl child is so vulnerable and they needs enlightenment on how to handle day to day life challenges and that marriage is not the only escape gate from poverty and dire straits .That's also the reason why she have ventured in the Workaway Project because she is looking for people who can mentor ,counsel and support the girl child in our village to know her worthy .She was so heartbroken upon hearing that a lot of young girls starting from the age of 12 got pregnant during this Corona virus pandemic owing to the fact that they were at home and had nothing to do like they say "an idle mind is the devil's workshop ".Her dream is to assist the girl child in whatever way she can so that they can reach her full potential in life .She grew up seeing a lot of hardships that the girl child encounters and She is ready to help her shine bright .

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    English: Courant
    Shona: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
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  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We have two rondavels with thatched roofs has double beds in each. Sheets, blankets and mosquito nets are available. In our main house there are two rooms which we can share with our guests. We use only safe drinking water from a borehole. We have Blair toilet. We will provide 3 meals per day. Sadza (maize corn meal), fresh vegetables, sweet potatoes, pumpkin from our garden, chicken, pork, home baked bread. In about 100 meters there is a shop where we can buy drinks, cookies etc. If you have some diets and allergies tell us in time so that we can avoid such food when you are with us.
    Health: 1 km from our home there is a council clinic which can provide the most basic health assistance. Half an hour's drive away is the Ndanga District Hospital with more advanced facilities.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    On Sundays we can take you to different church congregations where worshippers sing, dance, uses many different instruments to play music. At night we can play some games with children, sitting outside, having a drink enjoying the moonlight and stars and talk about our lives.

    Our place is close to the Famous Great Zimbabwe Ruins and next to the ruins there is Zimbabwe’s second largest lake Kyle which surrounded by a national game park. Close to our village there are some caves where we can see ancient Bushmen paintings. When we have time, we can make a tour to these places using public transport from Masvingo. We can also drive with you anywhere, with our family car .

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Cet hôte a dit qu’il acceptait les personnes voyageant avec un animal.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 582226577374